Binod Subedi

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People of Province 1 invited to visit Gandaki with family

Published On: October 2, 2019 09:35 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 2: In an overdue campaign to promote the Internal Tourism Year 2019, Gandaki Province has invited the residents of Province 1 to visit different destinations of Gandaki with their entire family.

30-meter broad road to be widened to 140 meters, locals warn of protests

Published On: September 15, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 15: The Postal Highway which runs from Jhapa in the east to Kanchanpur in the west touching over 50 rural villages alongside the Indian border is a common dream of the people in the Tarai belt. The project, which is almost a century old, is still not near completion. While its status is ‘under construction’ since the time of Juddha Shamsher, a Rana Prime Minister, the 1792.4 kilometers long road has now been facing compensation-related issues in some parts.

81,000 goats ready for Dashain

Published On: September 10, 2019 10:49 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 10: Most of the farmers in Belbari of Morang are involved in goat farming through local cooperative organization. Each of the goat farmers have 2 to 13 goats ready to be sold for Dashain. The farmers have readied over 81,000 goats for sale.

Perennial fertilizer shortage hits farmers hard

Published On: August 1, 2019 06:59 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, August, 1: Rampyar Yadav, a seasoned farmer from Jahada village of Morang, has no memory of a single year when he did not have to struggle for fertilizer. No matter how proper preparation he did or how much rapport he built with fertilizer suppliers, he has always struggled with the shortage of fertilizers in the hour of need. He recently completed planting paddy in his farms. ‘Everything went well, except for the arrangement of fertilizers.’

Perennial fertilizer shortage hits farmers hard

Published On: August 1, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRANAGAR, Aug 1: Rampyar Yadav, a seasoned farmer from Jahada village of Morang, has no memory of a single year when he did not have to struggle for fertilizer.

Province 1 preparing to operate vegetable wholesale market

Published On: July 28, 2019 07:12 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 28: Preparations are on to operate the vegetable market situated at Katahari of Morang district, which is said to be equipped with modern facilities, long after its inauguration.

Two die, 29 injured in bus-van collision in Morang

Published On: July 18, 2019 03:02 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 18: Two persons died and 29 injured when a bus and van collided head-on along the East-West Highway at Sanischare in Morang on Thursday.

Govt will host IIFA awards under any circumstances, says Minister Dhakal

Published On: July 5, 2019 02:48 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 5: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal on Friday afternoon has said that the government will host IIFA awards in Kathmandu despite widespread public outcry.

‘After Kathmandu, students prefer to study in Biratnagar’

Published On: July 4, 2019 07:00 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 4: Until five years ago, Biratnagar was one of the cities in the country from where thousands of students would come to Kathmandu and other destinations for better quality education after getting through the secondary level.

Four suffocate to death in septic tank

Published On: June 30, 2019 07:25 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, June 30: Four people died on Saturday due to suffocation inside an under-construction septic tank of a mosque at Sunbarshi-9 in Morang district, said police.

Republic government fails to impress people even after 11 years

Published On: May 29, 2019 12:13 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, May 29: Even 11 years after the end of the centuries-old monarchy and establishment of a federal republic order in Nepal, the people in the country seem unsatisfied with the growth and progress made.

NRB governor sees economy growing by 7% this fiscal year

Published On: April 18, 2019 08:47 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, April 18: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjibi Nepal has said that the economy will grow by more than 7 percent this fiscal year.

Ex-king's vehicle hits motorcycle, one dead

Published On: April 11, 2019 12:39 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: A person was killed while another injured after a vehicle (Ba 3 Cha 7962) after a car used by former king Gyanendra Shah hit a motorcycle (Ko 15 Pa 9978) at Itahari-8 yesterday night.

Thousands affected at Koshi Zonal Hospital

Published On: April 11, 2019 08:03 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: Doctors unhappy with their adjustment, or appointment at health institutions in the provinces and local units have been protesting all over the country for the past three days as of Wednesday. Biratnagar’s Koshi Zonal Hospital, has also halted its Out Patient Department (OPD) services, which was partially open till Tuesday, in accordance with the ongoing protests by the government doctors.

Professors demand action against bribe-accused PU dean

Published On: February 26, 2019 05:20 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 25: Professors of Purbanchal University (PU) have demanded the concerned authorities to book the university's dean Shubha Narayan Pathak for his involvement in a bribery case involving former CIAA commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak, who happens to be his brother.

Tipper kills one more person in Biratnagar

Published On: February 11, 2019 06:15 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 11: It had not even been a month since a tipper crushed eleven-year-old Laxmi Dhakal of Sundar Haraicha to death, and another youth of Biratnagar died the same death on Sunday.

Tipper-trucks threaten commuters and pedestrians

Published On: January 30, 2019 08:53 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 30: Laxmi Dhakal, 11, of Sundar Haraincha-9 lost her life on Monday after being crushed by a tipper-truck (Na 3 Kha 3355) heading toward Biratnagar from Biratchowk. Three months ago, thirty-five-year old Gita Katuwal of Rautamai Municipality-2 of Udayapur died after a tipper-truck hit her scooter in Sundar Haraincha. She died on the way to hospital.

Curfew in Morang localities after tipper-truck kills child

Published On: January 28, 2019 02:18 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 29: Following the death of a girl who was mowed down by a tipper-truck at Sundar Haraincha-9 of Morang district on Monday morning, the District Administration Office imposed a curfew from 11 am to contain surging protests and agitations by the locals. The curfew was lifted at 8 pm.

Relatives torch trucks after 11-year-old killed in Biratnagar

Published On: January 28, 2019 12:02 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 28: Relatives of 11-year-old Laxmi Dhakal have torched 10 trucks after she was killed on the spot by a speeding truck, Na 3 Kha 3355 while crossing the road. The truck was heading to Biratnagar from Biratchaur when it hit Dhakal at Sishau Ghari-9.

Morang businesspeople protest rising lending rates

Published On: January 27, 2019 09:28 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 27: Entrepreneurs in the eastern region of the country have announced protest programs against the concerned bodies for excessive interest rates.